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Our Tutors

It is wonderful to have a team of experienced teachers who are confident teaching NCEA!

We build positive learning relationships with our NCEA students and work with them to achieve their own individual goals. Our NCEA tutorials focus on NCEA exam prep and/or building NCEA skills.

You can ask us the questions you are too shy to ask in the classroom, we are here to support you! 

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Tovah online tutor from Tovah's Tutoring Company  english tutor drama tutor dance tutor

Hello, Ngā Mihi Nui

My name is Tovah O'Neill.

I am excited to provide online learning to students all over New Zealand with my friendly online tutoring team.  

It is important to me that high school students feel comfortable and safe to learn online. I understand and know how to support shy and anxious students, as well as students with learning needs.  

 

I am a registered teacher with 13 years' experience teaching English, Drama and/or Dance. This means that I am confident teaching NCEA and IB tutorials and can make sure my students know what they need to do to achieve with excellence. I also have primary and intermediate experience as well.

Qualified teacher: Yes

Online and In-Person

Year level: All year levels

Subjects: English, Drama, Dance, Literacy and Numeracy

Hourly rate: $100 p/h

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Frank online tutor from Tovah's Tutoring Company maths tutor physics tutor

Hello

My name is Frank Gibson.

After gaining an Honours' Degree in Engineering, I worked for Rolls Royce Aero Engines in Development. I then decided to become a teacher, and have never regretted the decision, as it combines my love for both learning and communication.

 

My forty-two years of teaching includes positions as the Physics' Head of Department and later for Mathematics. This involved teaching both subjects to Level 3. I have also spent time as an advisor with the Qatar Education Ministry.

 

Tuition is a team effort. Student and mentor work together to plan, find problem areas and overcome them. 

Qualified teacher: Yes

Online only

Year level: High School

Subjects: Physics and Maths

Hourly rate: $100 p/h

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Hello

My name is Michéle Ducray.

As an experienced educator specializing in NCEA tutoring, I am dedicated to empowering students to achieve academic excellence. I have a proven track record of guiding learners through the intricacies of the NCEA curriculum, helping them receive Achieved, Merits and Excellences.

 

Through subjects such as English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Essay Writing, I offer tailored support to foster comprehensive understanding and mastery of key concepts. 

As a BSc graduate with a scholarship in English and Business, my approach combines structured lesson plans with personalised attention, ensuring that each student receives the guidance they need to excel in assessments and examinations. Whether it's enhancing writing skills, dissecting equations, or mastering exam strategies, I am committed to equipping students with the tools for success in their NCEA journey.

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Qualified teacher: No
Online only

Year level: All year levels

Subjects: English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths

Hourly rate: $60 p/h

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Namaste and Hello

My name is Latika Sharma.

I have been a teacher for 22 years. As I am a Teacher in Charge of Chemistry in high school, I have confidence teaching NCEA Chemistry. I have experience marking official NCEA exams and NCEA Chemistry assessments, so my NCEA Chemistry tutorials are effective.

 

I look forward to hearing from you. 

Qualified teacher: Yes

Online only

Year level: High School

Subjects: Level 3 Chemistry

Hourly rate: $100 p/h

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Vi online tutor from Tovah's Tutoring

Kia Ora, Kumusta and a happy day to everyone!

My name is Dr. Vilma Mapula Leonidas, Ph.D.

I am a Filipino who has been teaching for a very long time. I have also served as a school director and principal, both domestically and overseas. Moreover, I'm honoured to be working with TOVAH'S TUTORING COMPANY!

 

Since I am a cordial person, I get along well with the young and adults alike in the educational system. I've had success managing academic roles, and I'm confident that I can apply that knowledge as a tutor and make a big difference in my humble way with you. I am grateful for my vast expertise working as a foreign tutor with diverse students, and as a trainer for numerous school seminars, training and workshops.

 

The thought of having you as my tutee excites me greatly! I would value the opportunity to talk with you more about your academic needs, interests and concerns. See you all soon! Thank you and God bless!

Qualified teacher: Yes

Online only

Year level: Primary

Subjects: English, Maths and Science

Hourly rate: $100 p/h

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